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The World Council of Churches has announced a major consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula.
Sadness is being expressed by church leaders over the the death of Dr Kang Moon-Kyu, an ecumenical leader from South Korea and former president of the WCC.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the division between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea).
A Peace Train has started its journey from Berlin, Germany through Russia and China to northeast Asia and the WCC 10th assembly in Busan, Korea.
A church-sponsored international consultation on Asian peace and security, held in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, has been looking at tensions in Korea.
World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has expressed “grave concern” over the Korean nuclear test stand-off.
Dr Oh Jae Shik, an ecumenical peace activist from South Korea, died earlier this month at the age of 80. World church leaders have paid tribute.
People around the world will mark Prisoners for Peace Day on Saturday, drawing attention to conscientious objectors and others imprisoned for resisting war.
A new online publication from the World Council of Churches invites congregations to explore themes from the upcoming 10th WCC Assembly.
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Angie Zelter is facing deportation from South Korea following a nonviolent protest against the construction of a new naval base.